Jefferson Smith and Charlie Hales faced off before an audience assembled by representatives of the Portland immigrant community. The issues discussed include diversity of the Portland Police Bureau. KBOO reporter Don Merrill recaps the debate.
Alea iacta est, people. Two upcoming ballot measures would pave the way for privately owned casinos in Oregon. Cynara Lilly, spokesperson for Still a Bad Idea, joins Abe and Joe to discuss why you should vote No on Measures 82 and 83.
The Center for Intercultural Organizing as hosted a Portland Mayoral Candidate Forum on Monday October 1st before the upcoming runoff election on November 6th. KBOO was there, and streamed the event live.
Well-read Red, Frann Michel, points out that there are a lot of things that won't get discussed in the presidential debates because both of the major candidates actually agree on them. After a litany of silent pacts, including Iran, campaign contributions, ignoring global warming, the millions of people in prison, she hones in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Frann surveys the news coverage on the TPP's controversial provisions and the broad resistance to it..